Category Archives: Press Release

08 Mar
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House Passes Two Bills to Combat DWI in NM 

Santa Fe, NM – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed two bills sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) to help protect New Mexicans from people who are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. House Bill 129, would allow ...

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08 Mar
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House Passes Bill to Advance Bioscience Research in NM

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight the House of Representatives passed House Bill 460, legislation to establish a Bioscience Authority in New Mexico. The bill sponsored, by Rep. Larry Larrañaga (R-Bernalillo), passed on a 64 to 2 vote. House Bill 460 ...

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08 Mar
0

House Passes Rep. Baldonado’s Bill to Allow Early High School Graduation

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives passed legislation to allow New Mexico students the opportunity to graduate early from high school. House Bill 498 is sponsored by Rep. Alonzo Baldonado (R-Valencia), and it passed on a ...

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07 Mar
0

Bill to Expand Baby Brianna’s Law Passes House

Santa Fe, NM ­­– Last night, by a vote of 55 to 8, the House of Representatives approved House Bill 45, a bill sponsored by Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes (R-Bernalillo) which would apply Baby Brianna’s Law to all individuals convicted of ...

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07 Mar
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House Passes Rep. Maestas Barnes’ Solar Tax Credit Bill

Santa Fe, NM – Last night, by a vote of 36 to 31, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 61, Rep. Sarah Maestas Barnes’ bipartisan proposal to renew New Mexico’s Solar Market Development Tax Credit for an additional eight ...

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07 Mar
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House Approves Rep. Kelly Fajardo’s Bill to Protect Minors from Pornographic Images

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, on a bipartisan 63 to 1 vote, the House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-Valencia) to protect New Mexico’s children from receiving pornographic images from sexual predators. House Bill 71 would ...

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07 Mar
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House Approves Bill to Protect Children from Sexual Predators

Santa Fe, NM – This evening, the House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 43. The bill, sponsored by Reps. Monica Youngblood (R-Bernalillo) and Sharon Clahchischilliage (R-San Juan), would clarify and strengthen New Mexico’s criminal sexual offense statutes to increase ...

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07 Mar
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House Judiciary Unanimously Approves Ethics Commission Proposal

Santa Fe, NM – This afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed House Joint Resolution 8, a proposal sponsored by Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) to amend the state constitution to create an independent state ethics commission. The resolution is cosponsored ...

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07 Mar
0

Statement from Rep. Jason Harper on Senate Passage of House Bill 241

Santa Fe, NM — This afternoon the Senate unanimously passed House Bill 241, a bill that will permit teachers to use their contractually-allotted sick and personal leave without it negatively impacting their annual teacher evaluations. The bill will now be ...

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05 Mar
0

House Passes Bill to Create NM Chile License Plate

Santa Fe, NM – Tonight, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 393, legislation to create a specialty chile license plate. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Cathrynn Brown (R-Eddy) and it now moves to the Senate for consideration. The ...

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